Work for the Cummins Mellor Family

We’re a growing family of businesses who put our people at the centre of all our services in both recruitment and safeguarding. 

Our three companies are made up of: 


Cummins Mellor specialise in commercial and office recruitment across East Lancashire, CJUK specialise in temporary Chef and hospitality recruitment and Personnel Checks provide background screening and safeguarding services.

Our workforce is a combination of appointed roles and home-grown talent, with many team members starting with us as apprentices and are now in leadership roles. As an Investors in People gold award winner, we pride ourselves on ensuring our colleagues can be the very best version of themselves. If you want to work for our company, we want to hear from you!

Get in touch by contacting our Head of HR:

Join Our Team

We’re an award winning family business passionate about the development of our employees. We celebrate and recognise the contribution our employees make to the success of our organisation and value feedback.

Here are just some of the findings from our latest Employee survey

Team Benefits

Make the most of the great benefits available to the Cummins Mellor team!


28 days holiday rising by 1 day every subsequent year of service up to 33 days.


Excellent pension scheme available for all staff.


Private medical healthcare scheme with the option to join the company plan*

Bonus Scheme

Competitive salary with opportunity to earn team bonus across the business.

Staff Awards

Quarterly and annual rewards & recognition programme.

Training and Development

Personal development including behavioural, attitude and soft skills coaching.

Cycle Scheme

Cycle to work scheme with the opportunity to choose a brand new bike.

Staff Support

Employee assistance programme offering counselling and emotional support.

Easy Commute

Fantastic working environment easy access to transport links and parking**

Social Events

Family days, company quiz, Christmas party, dress down & bring parents to work days.

Service Award

Long service awards with rewards and recognition.

Referral Scheme

A cash incentive to refer like minded friends and family to join our team.

Career Break

Request up to 2 months non-statutory, unpaid leave after 5 years of continued service.

Dress for your Day

Wear whatever you feel comfortable in, every day of the week.

* All colleagues are welcome to join the company healthcare scheme which is fully funded by the company for employees in a senior leadership role.

** Free car parking is available depending on role and availability of corporate spaces 

Are you a 'Cummins Mellor Person'?

A true Cummins Mellor person demonstrates our Company Values through their behaviour. They align their behaviours and attitudes by demonstrating the following 5 core Cummins Mellor values.


Display and promote the highest standards of ethical conduct. Maintaining confidentiality, composure and professionalism at all times, protecting the interests of the company, colleagues and clients.



Motivate and always try to project positive energy, tackling problems head on. Remain optimistic, encourage and support fellow colleagues at all times.



Teamwork makes the dream work – it’s all about being a team player. Support and encourage colleagues to be the best they can be, working together to deliver the best possible solutions for customers.



Constantly consider the feelings and wishes of colleagues and clients, recognising abilities, qualities and achievements.

Extra Mile

Going the Extra Mile

The phrase “that’s not my job” just isn’t in our vocabulary. Take on additional responsibilities, show unwavering dedication and work tirelessly to deliver the best outcome.

Gold Investors in People

In June 2017, Cummins Mellor achieved ‘Gold’  Investors in People standard, meaning we were one of just of 7 organisations in Lancashire and one of 8 recruitment businesses in the UK to achieve IIP Gold with version 6 of the standard.

Annual Conference

The Cummins Mellor annual conference is a wonderful celebration of everything we have achieved in the financial year and a look ahead to the exciting events and goals we have planned for the following year.

It’s a fantastic opportunity for all the business to take well deserved time out to come together to share our achievements, be recognised and rewarded for our efforts and join in on unique team building exercises ready to hit the ground running for the year ahead.

Select members of the team are also individually recognized for stand out performances over the previous year;

  • Best Newcomer
  • Sales Person of the Year
  • Most Improved Performance
  • Going the Extra Mile
  • Customer Service Champion
  • Department of the Year
  • Players’ Player


At Cummins Mellor, we have a phenomenal track record for Apprenticeships with 25% of our team being either current or former apprentices.

Many of our apprentices have worked their way up the career ladder at our family of businesses and are now working in senior positions, from Chief Operating Officers to fully fledged Recruitment Consultants.

Could you be our next superstar Apprentice?

Get in touch if you would like to join the team of successful Apprentices at Cummins Mellor, call us on 01254 239363 or email us today.

Join Our Team

Take a look at the latest roles at Cummins Mellor HQ!

Recruitment Consultant - Temp Industrial Market

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